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will discuss a national school choice week and the education options available to students across the country. first, we want about what's coming up on c-span2 and c- span3. 3's an2's booktv and c-span american history take -- american history tv ticket to santa fe, new mexico. that is coming up at noon -- a visit to local literary landmarks, interviews with authors from the area. here is a clip from santa fe writer james morris as he talks about joseph pulitzer and his book. >> i am james mcgrath morris. behind me stand some early printing presses. this seemed like a perfect place to talk about the man who revolutionized american newspapers. what i for started working on the book, people would react with recognition when i was writing about joseph pulitzer. it was clear from their expressions of anger about the name and not anything about his life. he shares his fate with alfred nobel, which is being well known for prize, but not well known for what he did in his life. alfred nobel was an explosive munitions maker. few people understand the significant role joseph pulitzer played in american
because she wanted an education. >> abc's bob woodruff spoke to the girl's father about her surgeries and the challenges that lie ahead. >> reporter: malala's journey from this to this is nothing short of a miracle. and for the first time, people heard her voice. >> today, you can see that i'm alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and i'm getting better day by day. it's just because of the prayers of people. >> reporter: prayers and letters sent to this young girl who became a symbol of hope. she was just 12 when the taliban shut down her school. the public crusade began. >> i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak. >> reporter: her actions made her a target. last october, on her way home from school, she was brutally attacked. gunmen entered her van and shot her at point-blank range in the head. she was medevaced to england in critical condition. but she refused to die. the bullet glanced off her skull, traveled down her cheek and into her shoulder. incredibly, it didn't ent
with our parents and share what our children are learning. >> she represents a new generation of educators that values social media. anne arundel county is about to get on board systemwide. they are drawing up a social media policy to enhance education and learning. >> we will use social media for instructional purposes. if the teacher finds a youtube video, we could unblock youtube. they could use it in the lesson. they currently cannot do that. >> educators will create a high- tech path for learning. social media has already gotten a past. >> i see so many opportunities to connect with classrooms across the country and the world. if opens up so many doors for my students. >> these social media policy will not go on the books without language to protect students. it will draw the line on how students and educators communicate, but they're also be exceptions in cases where administrators and parents have given written permission. this is the first reading of the social media policy. if approved by the school board, it would go on the books this fall. we have a draft of that proposal on our
, every child to be educated. for that reason we have organized a fund. >> reporter: what are you trying to accomplish by the fund? >> our aim and our dream is to educate children. and especially girls. because we know when you educate a girl, you educate the whole family. you educate a generation. you educate all other coming children. >> reporter: the challenge is enormous. today there are 32 million girls around the world who are not in school. bob woodruff, abc news, new york. >> a really humbling inspiring story. she, her grace and intellect and passion and sense of purpose. >> such a young age. >> really that young. left side of her face is paralyzed. hoping it comes back to full function within 18 months or so. mentally, spiritually, the recovery is full. you can tell listening to her. it is remarkable. said it before on the show. the taliban tried to kill her only succeeded in making her immo immortal. >> she wanted to protect people that she wanted to protect. people in pakistan wanted to name a school after her. don't do it. you will become a target for the taliban. >> they did
were all going to act, no matter how we were involved in the project of educating our kids -- we were going to put our kids first. that sounds like obstruction, but when you are in the hard work of having to close schools, it gives you an ability to remind people of what the interest of kids.ch is acting in whether it is our compact or whether it is here, particularly here, because of the detailed nature, it does give us a road map. and i think it holds together. employer verification, a path to citizenship, making sure we are not rejecting talented people from other countries that have a ph.d. is and a real contribution to make here, and so on all of these things, in a substantive way, hang together. but the politically hang together. over years of debates on immigration reform, it has been clear what the component pieces are that are necessary for a large deal. i can filibuster all day long, but i do think colorado, in some sense, it is unusual, maybe. we seem to -- the ski resorts of mentioned earlier -- a huge number of moving pieces. >> part of politics is put yourselves in the s
an education credit on your taxes, you may -- you know, you now start on valentine's day, february 14, the first day that the irs will accept returns with the education credit reform. when the filing season kicked off, the irs was still updating its system, but it will be up and running by valentine's day. >>> seems like everyone you know is on facebook. once my mom was on facebook, it was like jump the shark. >> you wanted to get off of it. but more than two-thirds of people in the universe are on the social network right now. >> but more and more people are starting to feel a little bit of facebook fatigue. >> reporter: there is such a thing as too much of a good thing. that's why more than 60% of facebook users say they've taken extended breaks from the social media site. and looks like that number is about to get bigger, according to a survey. 27% of facebook users say they plan to use the site less in 2013. look at their past behavior, 21% said the reason for the sabbatical boiled down to simply not having enough time. 10% said it was a waste of time, while another 10% just weren
is celebrating 70th anniversary. taking a look at what early education has done for children in the city. >> school board has been instrumental. the men went to war, the women had to go to work. who is going take care of the kids? there were only four of the centers today there are 43. >> this child development center was originally called yerba buena children's center, one in four founded in 19436789 the nation in the middle of world war ii. the program supported low income families, pry marily women entering the work force sometimes refered to as rosie the riveter mom autos for them to go to work they needed to have child care this, is the beginning of the federal child care. >> these are pictures archive bid sab fran public library. besides a fi good meals they provided health care for toddlers and preschoolers and cots for the important nap. the library has a sill will you beus written in 1953. over the year as more homes had both parents joining the work force, the need for centers increased. the district now has 43 of the sites. the cost to attend is based on a family income. the d
for better education and schools about how to treat sports injuries. >> who is going to protect them if we don't? we're the adults. . >> reporter: she hopes her son's tragedy will keep other children safe. the trainers association counts at least 34 youth sports-related fatalities last year. it's estimated 2 million injuries occur to high school athletes each year. i'm danielle leigh, news 4. >>> a big change in the way we get our mail. they are ending saturday delivery in an effort to save $2 billion. >> it's not happening this week. the change will happen in august. but as chris claken reports, this could be disastrous. >> mail delivery will occur monday through friday and we will not deliver nor collect mail on saturday. >> it's a move the postal service has wanted to make for years, but now says is necessary to cut more than $2 billion from its already struggling budget. >> it would be irresponsible for the postal service not to pursue this course. >> under plan, mail will be delivered to homes and businesses monday through friday but only packages will be delivered on saturdays. while
in national security or education or clean energy, not to mention the growth of the entire economy should be put in jeopardy just because folks in washington couldn't come together or eliminate a few special interest tax loopholes or government programs that we agree need some reform. >> house speaker john boehner responded with a statement reading "republicans have twice voted replace these arbitrary cuts with common-sense cuts and reforms that protect our national defense. we believe there is a better way to reduce the deficit but americans do not support sacrificing real spending cuts for more tax hikes." >>> efforts by the white house to head off spending cuts come as a new government report predicts the budget deficit will drop below $1 trillion for the first time during obama's presidency. the congressional budget office which assumes that the cuts will go into effect march 1st says the government will run a deficit of $845 billion this year. that's compared to $1.1 trillion short fall. the outlook predicts the improvements will not last. it warns that an aging population will drive
by demanding education for girls. malala recently underwent surgery to rebuild her skull and in a video statement this week she vowed very clearly in english that she will continue her campaign. the biggest gathering in human history could take place this weekend in india during a pilgrimage for one of the world's great religions. it is a feast for the eyes and millions of pilgrims have already arrived. a sea of humanity on india's ganges river. we've waited 12 years for this festival to come around again so we sent holly williams to witness the spectacle. >> reporter: from every corner of india and by every conceivable mode of transport pilgrims are making their way to prayag, the holiest place in the hindu world for the biggest celebration on the hindu calendar the maha kumbh mela held only once every 12 years. born by their shared faith, they come here to purify themselves by bathing in the ganges the river that nurtured india's 5 civilization. om kumar is a wheat farmer from central india who told us he walked 300 miles to get here. why did you come from so far away? he made the jou
've never seen someone so emotional what they're testifying. a man 40 years he quit because it was education malpractice he said in the schools. >> alisyn: that that was peggy the group for americans for prosperity, a hearing in texas over the controversial school curriculum used by about three quarters of the state and we're hearing more compelling testimony from texas educators who call some of these lessons down right anti-american. let's listen what they told texas lawmakers. >> here is the lesson, to ask our american students to design a communist flag, imagine a new socialist nation is creating a flag and you've been put in charge based on radical ideas aka socialism, marxism, and indoctrinating our children with pro islam lesso lessons. >> i resigned as soon as i could find another job, i felt i was abetting a crime of civil rights and human rights. and teaching was like a surgeon forced to use filthy scalpels, as long as i cooperated i was guilty of malpractice. before i'd been a slave i'd be buried in my grave and go home to my lord and be -- (applause) >> well, republicans from te
-time work since. college-educated, 20 years of experience. i live in san francisco in an area where did score -- where discrimination based on age is encouraged. discrimination based on race is encouraged as well. it is a shame. my senators, basically if you are not from a protected class, you do not exist. these people -- i saved up a lot of money over my life and had planned on retiring at 65, like everyone else, but i spent a lot of my retirement just trying to survive, which is a shame. host: was your retirement 401k? personal savings? how did it break down? caller: it was a mix. host:-, n.c., joe is joining us on the independent line. -- ash, n.c., joe is joining us on the independent line. caller: all of a sudden everything fell apart several years ago. i could have retired, but i saw the writing on the wall, businesses started falling down and everyone who has a retirement, god bless you, but it is so hard. i feel bad for the grandchildren who they all say are not going to make it. it is terrible, this country has put a hole in front of everything else. they have got to quit doin
to education and innovation and things we're actually going to need. and might sound like a good idea, let's just do it. we deserve it cause it took us so long to get to this point. >> well, you would if the federal government had a role in some of these things. let's talk about education. education is funded on a local level. you are not going to hurt education. energy is produced by mostly by the private sector. only time isn't is when the federal government gives places like solyndra. i don't know you hurt anything by hurting education or by energy. i frankly think what you are going to see right now is a lot of republican wills and even democrats say let's stop all this craziness and sit down and come up with a plan. they had a plan two years ago. the president's bipartisan commission came up with a deficit reduction plan. i think we're back to ground zero again. but it doesn't feel like it this time. i don't know why. i think frankly it's going to happen. >> got about five seconds. final words. >> more government in business than you like to admit. >> we will see. unfortunately it's
the establishment of her new charity, the malala fund for girls' education. the message was recorded before malala's most recent surgery over the weekend, which the doctors have described as a success. >>> the president heads to minneapolis today to meet with local leaders on the issue of gun control. in his annual presuper bowl interview last night he addressed a range of other issues, including the risk of brain injury in children playing football. >> i want to make sure that we're doing everything we can to make the sport safer and that means that the game is probably going to evolve a little bit. >> president obama also addressed the boy scouts' longstanding policy of excluding gays and lesbians, saying that they should have, quote, access and opportunity the same way everyone else does. >>> researchers in england say they have found a skeleton of king richard iii. dna results show the battle scarred bones under a parking lot are, no doubt, those of the king killed in battle some years ago. he was immortalized by william shakespeare as a brutal tyrant who said now is our winter of discontent a
want to point out, which will be live it 10:00 a.m. on c-span3 is education secretary arne duncan talking about waivers for the "no child left behind" bill. on c- like a 10:00 a.m. span3. robert is on our republican line for seamless. should sequestration be allowed to go through? caller: hi. we were calling it the fiscal cliff. all the sudden it seems we have gone away from that and we are calling it sequestration. i thought that the whole term "fiscal cliff" came about because sequestration was part of that. the media keeps differentiating that now. host: you don't see a difference? caller: it is still sequestration, that is the fiscal cliff. that has not gone away. host: semantics aside, what would you like to see done? caller: just for the media to clarify we never really got anywhere except for slight increase in taxes on a small number of people. it was $450 million and above. how many people actually dropped checks of? ? host: $450 million? caller: $450,000. excuse me. i don't know anybody that's actually gets a check of that amount, or maybe a bonus. i don't know. nonethel
. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or better yet, give every american a check for $437. >>> back to the real world where hewlett-packard is following in apple's footsteps and posing new limits on the students and temporary workers in their china factory. >>> and bank of america got in on this, winter storm. >>> and the blue brew is bringing it back to the singer aisle with justin timber lack. >>> and if david beckham hasn't claimed he did all the stunts for his new h & m underwear commercial, we wouldn't have to show it to you. but he did say he liked getting to do all the stunts. he said bloggers have been poring over the 30-second spot. and the verdict is becs did include use a body double. >>> check this out. a two-lane plow. plus, no snowstorm can stop the madness of the most pampered and primped pooches on the planet. the dog show comes to new york. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. >>> now to some other stories that caught our eye this morning. we start in flori
will not be eligible for any of them. this is infringing on my educational opportunities. >> getting a license that must be renewed five years, submitting to background checks, limits on camel and clips. >> coverage is not there to determine our needs. is there to serve our needs. >> there was a shopping frenzy for firearms. >> i am senator nancy jacobs. i just bought a new gun. i did not do too bad, did i? >> a bald eagle circling the event galvanized our cause. >> that is a sign that we're on the right track. >> several people -- hundred people wanted to testify. the overflow room filled to capacity. >> one thing that will can appreciate is the fact that in our country, we're able to express these differences of opinion. >> the state attorney general considers the gun package constitutional. >> this is about public safety, about doing reasonable things that work to save lives. >> the gun rights rally lasted all day. lawmakers are divided over some alamance some form of gun control of deflation will land on the governor's desk. -- gun-control legislation will land on the governor's desk. >> i
, youtube -- school officials believe it will serve as a vital tool to enhance education, communication and learning. it would prohibit communication between students and staff but the district says there is little doubt about how social media would benefit the classroom. >> we will look at unblocking social media sites to use them for instructional purposes. >> this is only the first reading on the social media policy. if it is approved by the school board, it would go on the books this fall. >> it is time to start thinking about filing taxes again. for some of the baltimore city and county, there is free help available. cash campaign provides tax preparation for the thousands of families in baltimore city and county for free. no hidden fees or strings attached. >> we provide free tax preparation for families of 2 or more who made the thousand dollars or less or for single filers who made $25,000 or less last year. but they both deserve a least 9000 families. -- >> they hope to serve at least 9000 families. >> received money back from that. if i did it by myself, i would not think to g
? >> diana, i will pick up. i would assume some of these loans are for higher education? >> absolutely. we are seeing it for education. but the line we are hearing from the banks, especially here at wells fargo, is that people are spending it more quote responsibly. they want it get home improvements done, get things fixed, pay for education. may also pay down other debt they accumulated. >> all right, thank you very much. >>> gold prices closing right now. sharon epperson is following that for us. >> closing around 1667 an ounce, you flow, gold has been under a very tight trading range since the beginning of the year. only about a $20 range per day. today it is only $9. we have seen low volumes and tight ranges recently. that's part of the reason why with less volatility, the cme group is cutting margins. not just for gold but for silver, and plat yum. we are also keeping an eye on platinum and palladium. speculators are getting in there and will be hard hit if prices can come down. back to you. >> sharon, thank you very much. >>> coming up, winter storm nemo powering through the northeas
of switch gears on messaging. he is expected to tout new education initiatives, ways to simplify the tax code, kush health care costs, immigration reform. ron fournier with the "national journal," jonathan, asked this question -- "with a democratic tide threatening to crush the dpop, is it enough to just tweak talking points?" what do you say to that question? >> i think there's a tendency among policy maker, politicians who are in the legislative chamber all day, to be using this policy. they talk about the fiscal cliff, about entitlement reform, about debalancing the budget. but it's devoid of any value to the average voter. so fournier may have a point there, but i think it's critical for republicans to be talking about the values behind these policies, that we're always promoting. fiscal responsibility, why are we doing that? because that's a path to prosperity. i think that's a critical thing that eric cantor is doing today and i applaud him for doing it. >> that is what he does seem to be wanting to talk about, connecting the dots. and steve, he isn't just talking about -- you know
about teaching and educating people so we have a level playing field. that is what the problems have been, no level playing field. that's what we hope to accomplish today. >>gretchen: bob is going to answer questions every hour. the seminar goes from now until 10 a.m. eastern time. >>brian: did you know there's one day of the week you should not get gas because prices are the highest? that secret revealed if you promise not to tell anyone. >>steve: back to fiction. you could be having a heart attack right now and not have a clue. dr. mark segal is here to test how much you know test how much you know about your health really. i'm lorenzo. i work for 47 different companies. well, technically i work for one. that company, the united states postal service®, works for thousands of home businesses. because at usps.com®, you can pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. i can even drop off free boxes. i wear a lot of hats. well, technically i wear one. the u.s. postal service®, no business too small. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formu
by white house adviser valerie jarrett, and education secretary arne duncan... who once headed the chicago public schools. pendleton was shot at a park last week, a mile from the obamas' home in kenwood. a lyric opera performer, burned in the face during a rehearsal is out of the hospital. and here's how wesley daniel looks now. the accident happened monday while daniel practiced a fire- breathing stunt. wesley's father told reporters his son is still speaking in a "whispery croak" and mostly communicating with hand gestures. it'll be another week or so before he gets his voice back. another a-t-m scam at northern trust bank- this time in the northern suburbs. police in lake forest are working with northern trust on this most recent a-t-m fraud case. authorities found a skimming device attached to an a-t-m in the lobby of the bank's branch on east deerpath. this comes just one day after police found skimming devices on two a-t-m's in west suburban hisndale. in all cases, stolen account numbers were used to create new cards and withdraw money. a chicago police officer says he should be p
for affordable education. good morning, lauren. >> hi there, good morning. i'm a little nervous watching these automatic spendings. >> the market is getting a little bit jittery and that's why have a mixed market. no major movement. we're looking at gains this morning, investigators after the huge january are waiting for the sequester that could start on march 1st. with i get something today that could be moving, shake them up a little bit. rei tail sales at macy's and target. >> let's talk about the next story that is pretty i nteresting. some states are taking an interesting approach to making college more affordable and this is ground-breaking. >> it's an idea and it's a challenge of making college a bachelor's degree of $10,000. this is attractive to students and families facing this high cost of education if you look at the past 25 years. there's no guaranty that the bachelor's the -- degree is going to get you a job when you graduate. we have governor's in texas, wisconsin saying we're going to do this. -- lawmakers are considering the measure. hopefully more states sign up. >> ab
the textbook. how one education group says schools can boost a number of students interested in science and math courses. >>> i'm gigi barnett. at umbc. that story is next. >>> and blizzard warnings. crews getting ready for a monster snowstorm in new york. first warning weather coverage continues after this. >>> it is just before 6:30. 38 degrees and cloudy. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. a blizzard warning in effect right now for boston and much of the new england region. a massive storm is bliftdering that region. you can see the heavy no? this picture. >>> this is a 19-car pileup friday, outside portland maine. there were no serious injuries reported. but it drives home a serious message for people to stay off the roads. the nor'easter moving into the densely-populated northeast could. >> mayor thomas menino had this pledge for residents. >> this is a strong portion. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crew do their job. >> connecticut has declared a
make lessons more personalized. u.s. secretary of education arne duncan says it it skids more focused on learning. >> it can open up a world of possibilities. >> there are roadblocks like budget constraints. digital learning is a welcome change. >> i think schools should evolve with the rest of the world. >> there is an effort to encourage all schools to pursue digital learning in the next 24 months. we will keep you posted on the progress of that program. what's coming up next a cutting edge surgery for newborns. life-saving surgery for a little girl who weighed just 7 pounds. we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ ♪ we gotta sell the car. where would we even sta
happens and your mom is old and dies and you take on that and no other education, it's kind of hard to get that person to step outside of the life and so for me that's the interesting component. now, is me being able to step in to the people's lives and can i rationalize what they do? it's hard because i have this greater knowledge but for them they live in a very insular environment and that insular environment is one that dictates to make a living and put food in their mouth and just what they're doing and kind of the problem that we have here. there's a demand in the united states for the drugs and there's a demand over there for them to survive and so that's the big picture. >> well, you know, we mentioned drugs and weapons. but what about exotic animals? how big is that industry and how can toure get a dragon? >> i can't help him facilitate anything illegal. >> come on. >> talk to him after the show. >> yeah right. okay. i mean, the thing is, i didn't realize how big the illegal animal trade is but the crime syndicates just as big if not bigger than the biggest drug syndicates in the
by the taliban stopped her crusading for the right to educate girls is now speaking out for the first time since the near fatal attack and two more surgeries only this weekend. >> today you can see that i'm alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone, and today i can speak and i'm getting better day by day. this is a second life. i want to serve the people, and i want every girl, every child to be educated, and for that reason we have organized mulala fund. >> northbound's kier is in birmingham, england, outside the hospital. kier, this is remarkable. it is just a miracle of her spirit, of the doctors who have helped her, the family who has been with her. she's now also the youngest nominee for the nobel peace prize. what are you hearing from the medical team around her about her prognosis? >> that's right. incredible. she is still in the hospital behind me recovering. what an amazing recovery. as those comments on camera, the first since she was shot by the taliban, attacked simply for campaigning for the rights of young women to be educated. in those comments she has such poise and y
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. according to the "washington post," the board of education will be given recommendations today that include requiring every person entering a county school to show i.d. the schools would also hold two large-scale drills every year, including a lockdown drill next month and an active shooter drill in april. >>> 18 after the hour now. this morning, a man is undergoing a mental evaluation for trespassing in an anne arundel county school just before police made a shocking discovery in his home. police say 25-year-old justin beaumont walked into north county high school in glen burnie on monday and told people he was a student there more than a decade ago and was bullied. officers arrested him. but when they searched his home, they say they found several weapons. police say after sandy hook they were not taking any chances. >> post connecticut, we have got to recognize as an agency, as a nation, as a state, that our schoolchildren -- we have to do everything week to see keep them safe. >> beaumont did own the guns legally and was not armed when he was inside the school. >>> doctors may finally h
to go and continue his education so he can some day become doctor chicken and that's going to be interesting. >>> a fatal pileup on a georgia highway left four dead and 27 others injuries. four vehicles were involved including a tanker which caught fire. >>> and finally in new york, two australians took top places racing to the empire state building. runners from 18 countries sped up to 58 stories with more than 1500 steps. winners had impressive times of 10 and 12 minutes each. >>> in sports, another big upset in college basketball. number five kansas stufrd a second straight loss as texas christian got 17 points from garlon green. tcu held on for its first win ever against the top five team. 62-55 there over kansas and the home team fans celebrated by rushing the court as time ran out. congratulations. >>> in world cup qualifying soccer, the u.s. gave up a goal in the 79th minute to honduras and lost 2-1. next, they will travel home to colorado to take on costa rica in the ten-game tournament that will be played through october. >>> u.s. skier ted ligety won the super-g i
build a stack of dollar bills. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or better yet, give every american a check for $437. >> david beckham hadn't claimed he did all the stunts for his commercial we wouldn't have to show you. but since he said he did. the verdict is 37-year-old beck did use a butt double. tough research. >>> check this out. a two lane plow. plus no snowstorm can stop the madness of the most pampered pooches on the planet. the dog show comes to new york. you're watching the ear"early today" show. >>> welcome back. now to some other stories that caught our eye this morning. we start in florida where a 70-year-old woman lost control of her suv and plowed through a restaurant window just as it was getting ready to open. a very agile bartender inside was able to leap out of the way, and he sustained only minor injuries. >>> in michigan one snowplow definitely sweeps away the competition. it looks like a trailer but swings around wide enough to clear two lanes of highway at onc
were opened. >> she is also on capitol hill. fighting for better education and for schools to better treat school injuries. lisa hopes lessons from her son's tragedy will keep other children safe. the national athletic trainers association counts 34 sports related fatalities. even more were injured. they suffered more than 2 million injuries a year. >> that is all for us at 5:00 p.m. here is what is coming at 6:00 p.m. >> a school trespassing case turns into the seizure of an arsenal of high-powered assault weapons in anne arundel county. we will explain. >> one of the largest crowds in recent memory rallies against the governor's gun- control bill. baltimore headed for financial ruin? 11 news at 6:00 p.m. starts right now. >> or watchung wbal tv 11. live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> began tonight with a developing story out of anne arundel county. an incident at a high school led to the seizure of several weapons. >> authorities released some of the details late this afternoon. we have the latest from miller's ersville. >> this incident started as intrusion
for students that changes their lives through the program helps these leaders to network and build education skills. i met some incredible kid. the first time i have ever been to the event with the kids and i had a conversation with what it was to be a hematologist. incredible kids. >> herpatologist. >> bob i know it is busy in the weather center. >> boy, are going to be on the edge of what is from everything i have been looking at -- and i have been through some historic storms, will be an historic storm in new england. we have the winter weather advisories just because briefly there will be a little bit of ice, especially folks in the shenandoah valley. our current temperatures around the area. in washington, 38 degrees. folks in frederick, 34. the roads are 35 degrees. so be careful early in the morning because some of this rain -- this is the southern branch but it is sort of a double billed coming together over new england. right now there is some iciness around blackburg. here is the other brands. here is another area out to our west. they are on the two of this cast of characters that
plans to continue his education so some day he can become dr. chicken. >>> on to georgia on a fatal pileup on a highway that left four dead and 27 others injured. four vehicles were involved including a tanker which caught fire. >>> and finally in new york, two australians took top places racing to the empire state building. runners raced up more than 1500 steps. winners had impressive times of 10 and 12 minutes each. >>> in sports, another big upset in college basketball. number five 5 kansas suffered a second straight loss as texas christian got 17 points from garlon green. and fans celebrated by rushing the court. >>> in world cup qualifying soccer, the u.s. gave up a goal in the 79th minute to honduras and lost 2-1. next, they will travel home to take on costa rica in a ten-game tournament that will be played through october. >>> american skier ted maggette won super-g finishing in under 1:24. >>> lance armstrong has been given a two-week extension to possibly work out an agreement to cooperate with the anti-doping agency. the agency is looking for full details on armstrong's dr
't some separate category, but human rights, and everything that that entailed for access to education, to economic participation, political participation, to be free from violence, and i think when she came out of that setting, no matter where one stood on the political spectrum, right or left, the unanimous conclusion was that it was probably her most historic moment from that time until when she said it and that she was such an extraordinary voice for the united states and all of the values that we held true. you remember so well the thunderous, positive reaction she got in that hall, and she went through a littany of violations of women's rights and said that each of those was, indeed, a violation of human rights. it was like the beginning of a movement. it sparked so much. to this day whenever people meet her or me or so many others, they say i'm so and so, and i was in beijing. it's short-hand for i am committed to what this represented and what you did. >> so now what happens with afghanistan? there's a withdrawal afoot. it's accelerating. what happens to the women of afghanista
and education as had the sputnik launch in 1957. to a younger generation, sputnik is probably not as big a thing as it is to an older generation but that was pretty clever but most of his slogans, most of his abilities have not really caught on. another one he came up with, he was in washington and he said it is a strange construct but in august, this is the time when washington, things are hard to get done. nobody knows what that means but somehow is applicable. on that low note, i think i will see if you have any questions. yes, ma'am? >> i am surprised you didn't mention the president's we popularly thing, the most eloquent like ronald reagan and john f. kennedy. were they just good at regular words? >> john f. kennedy had wonderful phrases, the new frontier was is that they were more eloquent in the sense of their ability to give speeches. they didn't have -- wasn't that they created a term that was everlasting. some have interesting -- go to new frontier, truman had some nice ones. brought back an old american term, truman -- have all got stories. my favorite was truman was having trouble w
that a challenge and transform the fields of biotechnology, genomics, personalized medicine and science education. [applause] >> barry c. mazur. [applause] >> 2011 national medal of science to barry c. mazur, harvard university, the original and landmark contributions to differential policy, number theory, algebraic geometry where him and other applications his work was fundamental to wild proof of fairmont theorem and for his dedication to communicating subtle mathematical ideas to the broader public. [applause] >> lucy shapiro. [applause] >> 2011 national medal of science to lucy shapiro, stanford university, for the pioneering discoveries in bacterial cell controlled by an integrated genetic circuit functioning in time and space that serves as a systems engineering paradigm underlying cell differentiation and ultimately the generation of diversity in all organisms. [applause] >> anne m. treisman. [applause] >> 2011 national medal of science to anne m. treisman, princeton university, for a 50 year career of penetrating originality and depth that has led to the understanding of fundamental limit
but they are not saying how long. caltrain, right new, on time. >> it is 5:54. a big change in education. california 8th graders are no longer required to take algebra, the state board has decided to end the 15-year-old policy of requiring 8th graders to take algebra one, california has moved in line with what most other states offer something called common core curriculum and can still take algebra or another math class as long as the school office the courses. critics fear that struggles schools will eliminate algebra altogether for eighth graders. >> we have been left behind in the world as far as education standards. we will lose our place unless we keep a rigorous regime for california. this is going in the wrong direction. >> supporters of the move insist that math classes will be rigorous without the algebra requirement. >> numbers from the energy department show americans spend an average of $2 hurricane,900 n gasoline. the high nest 30 years but we are spending more but using less because of fuel efficient vehicles and better driving habits. a second study from the union of concerned scientists
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